David Zervos is currently Chief Market Strategist for Jefferies LLC and Chief Investment Officer of the Global Macro Division of Jefferies Investment Advisers, LLC (“JIA”). David joined Jefferies in 2010 after spending 2009 as a visiting advisor in the Division of Monetary Affairs at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. Prior to visiting the Federal Reserve, he held a variety of research, sales and trading positions in the private sector, most recently managing global macro portfolios for Brevan Howard and UBS O’Connor. He began his career as an economist at the Federal Reserve Board in the early 1990’s. He received a B.Sc. from Washington University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Rochester.
In his role as Chief Market Strategist, he provides frequent face-to-face meetings, to the equity, fixed income and investment banking clients across the entire Jefferies platform. In this role, David also engages in public media appearances and both presents at and attends a variety of financial market conferences. In addition, David serves as the Chief Investment Officer for the Global Macro Division of JIA. In his role as Chief Investment Officer, he composes written strategy that expresses David’s views of global macroeconomic and financial trends. JIA Global Macro Division distributes this commentary to Jefferies LLC clients as well as offering fee-based subscription and advisory services.